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Z U N I // S P I R I T S: A Portfolio Of Fine Zuni Fetish Carvings
Z U N I //// S P I R I T S:
A Portfolio Of Fine Zuni Fetish Carvings

Over 300 full color photos
160 pages - Black Linen Hardcover, glossy dustjacket
8.5" x 10" - Signed upon request

Our purpose in publishing this book is to share the artistry and beauty of Zuni fetishes. As collectors we appreciate the various reference books written about Zuni fetishes and they are all within easy reach of our desks. But the elements of Zuni fetishes that attract us, draw us in and take our breath away are missing in those kinds of publications. The nuances of the stone, the finesse of the carver and the physical elements of the immense symbolism, these are the things we want to share here.

The Governor of Zuni Pueblo, Norman Cooeyate, has written the introduction for the book and says, "ZUNI SPIRITS: A PORTFOLIO OF FINE ZUNI FETISH CARVINGS is a wonderful compilation of the talent residing in Halona Idiwan'a. Dave's photography and Darlene's writing thoroughly captures the details of each fetish, the beauty of every stone and the artistry of each carver. This book, different from all other fetish collector books, appropriately showcases the "ZUNI SPIRIT" in each fetish. It portrays the expansive talents of the A:shiwi carvers from the oldest to the youngest, from the old style to the newer creative styles and all those in between. One not only sees the spirit within the fetish, but also experiences the spirit of the carver."

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    The Zuni Fetish Story

    If you're new to Zuni fetish collecting and interested in learning more about them, we have written a short article about Zuni fetishes and what they mean to the Zuni culture. CLICK HERE to read the article on Zuni fetishes.

    Zuni Fetish Meanings

    We've written this article to inform Zuni fetish collectors about the specific meanings and attributes of the more traditional Zuni fetish carvings. CLICK HERE to read the article on Zuni fetish meanings.

    The Zuni Language

    If, as a Zuni fetish collector, you haven't had the opportunity visit Zuni Pueblo but would enjoy hearing some words in the Zuni language, we hope you'll find this article interesting and informative. CLICK HERE and turn up your volume to enjoy!

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